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L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco (Hypancistrus Vandragti)

$8999 CAD
SKU: 400000019406

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L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco (Hypancistrus Vandragti)

Description

The L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco, also known as the Hypancistrus vandragti, is a type of freshwater catfish. It falls under the category of Loricariidae (armored catfish) and the subcategory of Hypancistrus. Here are the specific details about this fish:

  1. Temperature: The optimal temperature range for the L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco is between 78°F to 82°F (25.5°C to 27.8°C).

  2. Minimum Tank Size: It is recommended to keep L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos in a tank with a minimum size of 30 gallons (113.6 liters) to provide ample space for swimming and hiding.

Feeding Habits: These plecos are omnivores, and their diet primarily consists of algae, biofilm, and small organisms. They will also accept sinking pellets, wafers, and other prepared foods suitable for bottom-dwelling fish.

Habitat Preference: L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos prefer aquariums with plenty of hiding spots such as caves, driftwood, and rocks. They appreciate a well-maintained tank with moderate water flow and good filtration.

Water pH Level: They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a pH range of 6.5 to 7.5.

Behavior: L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos are generally peaceful and can be kept with other non-aggressive fish species. They are known to be territorial, especially towards their own species or similar-looking fish, so providing adequate hiding spots is crucial to prevent aggression.

They are typically solitary and prefer their own space, especially when they reach adulthood.

They are primarily nocturnal and are most active during the night. They spend a significant amount of time at the bottom of the tank.

Color and Other Details: L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos are characterized by their dark body coloration with light spots and a distinct pattern of spines on their body, which gives them their name "spiny." They are known for their striking appearance and are popular among aquarists for their unique look and behavior. Proper care, a suitable tank environment, and a well-balanced diet are essential for their health and well-being.

Specifications

  • Category
    Plecos
  • Species Type
    Imperial Tiger Pleco
  • Water Temperature
    78°F to 82°F
  • Minimum Tank Size
    30 Gallons
  • Water pH Level
    Acidic, Neutral
  • Habitat Preference
    Driftwood, Rocky Tanks, Hiding Spots, Planted Tanks
  • Behaviour
    Community Fish, Bottom-Dwelling, Solitary, Nocturnal

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L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco (Hypancistrus Vandragti)

$8999 CAD

The L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco, also known as the Hypancistrus vandragti, is a type of freshwater catfish. It falls under the category of Loricariidae (armored catfish) and the subcategory of Hypancistrus. Here are the specific details about this fish:

  1. Temperature: The optimal temperature range for the L280 Dwarf Spiny Pleco is between 78°F to 82°F (25.5°C to 27.8°C).

  2. Minimum Tank Size: It is recommended to keep L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos in a tank with a minimum size of 30 gallons (113.6 liters) to provide ample space for swimming and hiding.

Feeding Habits: These plecos are omnivores, and their diet primarily consists of algae, biofilm, and small organisms. They will also accept sinking pellets, wafers, and other prepared foods suitable for bottom-dwelling fish.

Habitat Preference: L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos prefer aquariums with plenty of hiding spots such as caves, driftwood, and rocks. They appreciate a well-maintained tank with moderate water flow and good filtration.

Water pH Level: They prefer slightly acidic to neutral water conditions with a pH range of 6.5 to 7.5.

Behavior: L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos are generally peaceful and can be kept with other non-aggressive fish species. They are known to be territorial, especially towards their own species or similar-looking fish, so providing adequate hiding spots is crucial to prevent aggression.

They are typically solitary and prefer their own space, especially when they reach adulthood.

They are primarily nocturnal and are most active during the night. They spend a significant amount of time at the bottom of the tank.

Color and Other Details: L280 Dwarf Spiny Plecos are characterized by their dark body coloration with light spots and a distinct pattern of spines on their body, which gives them their name "spiny." They are known for their striking appearance and are popular among aquarists for their unique look and behavior. Proper care, a suitable tank environment, and a well-balanced diet are essential for their health and well-being.

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